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Kazakhstan Celebrates Victory Day Without Parade, Lockdown Orders Due to Coronavirus

The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world.
Kazakhstan has marked the 75th anniversary of Victory Day on May 9, one of the country’s most important holidays. In any other year, squares across Kazakhstan would be filled with military parades, people marching to commemorate the memory of war veterans and various festivities, but this year was an exception, as the ongoing pandemic forced countries to scale back or cancel all celebrations.
The military band performing in Nur-Sultan. Photo credit: Nur-Sultan Akimat press service
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev canceled the celebrations back in March along with other …read more

Source:: The Astana Times


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